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Old 09-15-2011, 06:53 AM   #1
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Default Fire on board Norwegian cruise ship

At least two people are dead and 12 people are injured in a dramatic fire on board the Norwegian coastal cruise liner «Nordlys».

Many of the passengers aboard «Nordlys» are foreign tourists.

http://www.nrk.no/nyheter/norge/1.7794426

VIDEO: The fire - early phase.

http://www.nrk.no/video/hurtigruta_n...6416FF3097D1C/

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Seems things worked out as good as they can in this situation.
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Old 09-15-2011, 07:14 AM   #2
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A nightmare, Samen. Considering the amount of smoke and the number of passengers on deck, they are lucky the casualties are so small.
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Old 09-16-2011, 01:43 AM   #3
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The ship is about to capsize.
It has a 22 degree list (20 considered critical for this ship) and increasing.





http://www.aftenbladet.no/innenriks/...tml?xtor=RSS-2

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From elsewhere:
Divers had earlier plugged a hole in the hull. But a new gush of seawater entered the ship later, and it was not immediately possible to locate from where water was coming into the ship.
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90777/7597343.html
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Old 09-16-2011, 06:46 PM   #4
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Its being stabilized, now 10 degrees of list.

Time line and photos.

http://translate.google.com/translat...al%2F1.7795626
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